Thursday Special : Eye Contact

I haven’t taken part in this challenge for a long time, but found an interesting picture for this one.  During the summer days we visited the West Cork Model Railway Village in Clonakilty, Co Cork.  This was such a fun place, not only for kids and train enthusiasts, but for the whole family.

Their website describes the village as a fully scaled handmade model of the old West Cork Railway Line with fully working trains and the towns that the railway served , Clonakilty, Kinsale, Dunmanway and Bandon.
Each model is a replica of the town as it was back in the 1940’s and it’s a great way to make local history real for all ages.

There is also a museum, and this old machine was one of the attractions – it looks like its making eye contact with me…like an alien from another time sending me a message!

West Cork Model Railway

My grandchildren enjoyed being ‘giants’ towering above the town

West Cork Model Railway Village

Here be Giants

Clonakilty, Co Cork

Giants towering over the town

Linked to Paula’s Thursdays Special : Eye Contact

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